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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Aug 18

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Northampton Fire Started by Arson Reaches Settlement

    Massachusetts Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Northampton Fire Started by Arson Reaches Settlement
    Elaine Yeskie has settled her Massachusetts wrongful death lawsuit against Anthony Baye, the man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal fire that claimed the lives of her husband Paul Yeskie Sr. and son Paul Yeskie Jr. The two men…
  • Aug 15

    Former Student Sues Emerson College in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case

    Former Student Sues Emerson College in Massachusetts Sexual Assault Case
    Jillian Doherty is seeking personal injury compensation from Emerson College. She claims that that the college mishandled her Massachusetts sexual assault case. Doherty wants compensation for the emotional trauma she suffered and her hospital…
Rank this Week: 701

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3677

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    MBBP Client Acquired by Blackboard

    MBBP Client Acquired by Blackboard
    MBBP client CardSmith, the industry’s leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, has been acquired by Blackboard, the world’s leading education technology company. Blackboard…
  • Aug 19

    MBBP Attorney Helps Fight Cancer: PMC 2014

    MBBP Attorney Helps Fight Cancer: PMC 2014
    This year, MBBP Partner Mike Cavaretta completed his tenth Pan Mass Challenge.  The PMC is a two-day 194-mile bike ride across Massachusetts from Sturbridge to Provincetown to raise money for The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. “Why…
  • Aug 18

    The Grace Period; Patentability is Key

    The Grace Period; Patentability is Key
    A fundamental requirement of patentability is that an invention must be novel, meaning that the invention cannot have been patented, described in a printed publication or in public use, on sale or otherwise available to the public before…
Rank this Week: 1409

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery
    U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller was recently arrested and detained in an Atlanta jail resulting from an allegation of domestic violence raised by his wife. A CNN article reports that local police received a 911 call after 10pm on...
  • Aug 16

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown
    Residents from Fergusen, Missouri have been protesting in the streets for days as a result of the tragic death young Mike Brown, an 18-year old Ferguson college student who was shot by a local police officer. Outrage continued to erupt...
  • Aug 6

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record
    Many drivers in Massachusetts do not realize that a license suspension or revocation, or even a conviction on a serious driving offense, leaves a long term mark on their records that can be accessed by several different types of inquirers....
Rank this Week: 728

Women in Labor

Women in Labor

Discusses the latest developments in labor and employment law throughout the New England region and nationally. By Royal LLP.

http://royalllp.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    NLRB Continues to Expand Definition of Concerted Activity

    NLRB Continues to Expand Definition of Concerted Activity
    The National Labor Relations Act prohibits employers from constricting protected concerted activity by their employees. The NLRB website states that “concerted activity” is when two or more employees take action for their mutual…
  • Aug 13

    Domestic Violence Leave for Massachusetts Employee

    Domestic Violence Leave for Massachusetts Employee
    Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law that creates a category of job-protected leave for employees needing time off due to domestic violence.  As we previously discussed in an article about pending legislation, seen here, this…
  • Aug 11

    No Excuse for Poor Performance

    No Excuse for Poor Performance
    A recent decision in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals is a good reminder to employers that legal protections from retaliation and discrimination cannot be used to excuse an employee’s poor performance. In Langenbach v. Wal-Mart…
Rank this Week: 1537

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 964

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Recent News from Around the Area

    Recent News from Around the Area
    Many accidents occur throughout the Boston area on a regular basis. While some result in minor injuries, others are much more serious, often times leading to death. Here are several recent news stories worth reading: 1. Ford recall: Your car…
  • Aug 15

    Injured by a Drunk Driver?

    Injured by a Drunk Driver?
    As you make your way down the road, you never know what those around you are doing or thinking. While you may be 100 percent sober, somebody in close proximity could be legally drunk. Drinking and driving increases the chance of an accident.…
  • Aug 12

    Auto Accidents are more Common than Many Believe

    Auto Accidents are more Common than Many Believe
    The longer you drive without being involved in an auto accident the easier it is to believe that this will never happen to you. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, approximately 2.4 million people are injured in auto accidents…
Rank this Week: 3428

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Social Security Disability Insurance Claims and PTSD

    Social Security Disability Insurance Claims and PTSD
    According to a recent article in the LA Times, the influx of disability claims related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is leading to a variety of problems. The article follows a 49-year-old man who explains he is so plagued by…
  • Aug 15

    Hanson v. Colvin: A Critical Look by a Court of Appeals on a Denial of Benefit

    Hanson v. Colvin: A Critical Look by a Court of Appeals on a Denial of Benefit
    In Hanson v. Colvin, an appeal heard in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the claimant filled for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) because he was unable to work…
  • Aug 13

    SSDI Program in Urgent Need of Help from Congre

    SSDI Program in Urgent Need of Help from Congre
    Our Boston Social Security Disability Insurance attorneys understand the importance of keeping up with current changes with the SSDI program. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Medicare's hospital program expenditures…
Rank this Week: 2461

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    New Article Looks at the Risks and Effectiveness of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    New Article Looks at the Risks and Effectiveness of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
    Our testosterone replacement therapy attorneys understand that the Low -T craze sweeping the nation may have some serious health consequences in the near future. A recent article from Fox News examines whether testosterone replacement…
  • Aug 17

    New Theory on How Testosterone Levels Can Be Responsible for Male Aggression

    New Theory on How Testosterone Levels Can Be Responsible for Male Aggression
    While it has been well established that testosterone levels can lead to aggressive behaviors in males, according to a recent article in Medical News Today, there is a specific neural receptor that is affected by the hormone in a way that…
  • Aug 17

    More Younger Americans Undergo Total Hip Replacement Surgery Than Ever Before

    More Younger Americans Undergo Total Hip Replacement Surgery Than Ever Before
    A recent article in the Washington Post chronicles the columnist's experiences as he researches and then undergoes total hip replacement surgery at the age of 45. The point is that hip replacement surgery isn't just for older people…
Rank this Week: 2302

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 866

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2611

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
  • Aug 18

    Protecting the Rights of LGBT Employees in the United States and Abroad

    Protecting the Rights of LGBT Employees in the United States and Abroad
    On July 21, President Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal government contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (“LGBT”) employees. The President directed the U.S.…
  • Jul 31

    A Conference on Law and Corporate Social Responsibility

    A Conference on Law and Corporate Social Responsibility
    It used to be that the links between corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) and the law were not so clear. Practitioners in the field were few and far between and often faced considerable challenges in defining their roles and…
  • Jul 28

    Alien Tort Case Developments: Fourth and Eleventh Circuits Apply Kiobel’s “Touch and Concern” Standard

    Alien Tort Case Developments: Fourth and Eleventh Circuits Apply Kiobel’s “Touch and Concern” Standard
    In the last month, two federal appellate courts have issued decisions in cases filed against U.S.-based corporations pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”). Both courts applied the “touch and concern” standard…
Rank this Week: 3923

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Asbestos Use Pushed on Poor Families in Asia

    Asbestos Use Pushed on Poor Families in Asia
    Our Boston mesothelioma lawyers understand that companies across the world are still selling asbestos-filled products despite known safety risks. According to a recent article from WRAL, asbestos is being presented in Asia as an affordable…
  • Aug 17

    EPA: Asbestos Clean-Up in Mining Town Homeowners' Responsibility

    EPA: Asbestos Clean-Up in Mining Town Homeowners' Responsibility
    Our Boston mesothelioma attorneys understand that, while companies were well aware that they were exposing people to deadly asbestos fibers while they were doing it, now they often try to claim they had no idea. According to a recent article…
  • Aug 15

    Asbestos Illegally Dumped at Nature Preserve

    Asbestos Illegally Dumped at Nature Preserve
    According to a recent story on the British news site Get Surry, authorities in that country have found asbestos-filled waste a few feet from a pond in a wildlife preserve. Apparently, due to the expense of commercial waste disposal in…
Rank this Week: 2190

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 4019

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Massachusetts Hospitals See Surge in Medical Error

    Massachusetts Hospitals See Surge in Medical Error
    Despite years of patient safety initiatives, reports of serious medical errors at Massachusetts hospitals are rising rapidly. In 2013, Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported 753 serious medical errors and other patient injuries,…
  • Aug 5

    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Mentions Breakstone, White & Gluck For Our Bike Helmet Donation

    Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Mentions Breakstone, White & Gluck For Our Bike Helmet Donation
    Breakstone, White & Gluck was recently mentioned in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for our bike helmet donations to children and for attorney David White's "Volunteer of the Year" award from Boston Bikes, a program of the City of…
  • Jul 21

    Pool Safety Starts with Your Pool Fence

    Pool Safety Starts with Your Pool Fence
    Does your pool fence measure up? Our quick safety checklist.
Rank this Week: 4543

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Aug 18

    More Americans giving up citizenship to evade taxes due to new law

    More Americans giving up citizenship to evade taxes due to new law
    The number of Americans giving up their U.S. citizenship is at an all time high because of the new rules created to pursue tax evaders. In the first half of this year 1,577 Americans gave up their citizenship. The law which is causing this is…
  • Aug 15

    Optim Healthcare pays Uncle Sam $4 million to settle claims of false reimbursement

    Optim Healthcare pays Uncle Sam $4 million to settle claims of false reimbursement
    Optim Healthcare, a physician run healthcare organization in Georgia has agreed to pay Uncle Sam $4 million to settle False Claims allegations that it submitted inflated claims that were misidentified in order to receive higher…
  • Aug 14

    Derco Aerospace subsidiary of Sikorsky hit with whistleblower suit alleging misbilling

    Derco Aerospace subsidiary of Sikorsky hit with whistleblower suit alleging misbilling
    A former financial analyst and assistant controller for Derco Aerospace has filed a whistleblower suit under The False Claima Act alleging that Derco and others used special software to overbill the U.S. Department of Defense by nearly $50…
Rank this Week: 2399

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 18

    Find BUSL Alumni to Network With: Leadership Directorie

    Find BUSL Alumni to Network With: Leadership Directorie
    One of the best resources for finding government contacts or in-house counsel who have gone to BUSL is Leadership Directories.  These directories allows you to sort by education, job function, location, organization type and a number of…
  • Aug 15

    Are You Ready for Redstone?

    Are You Ready for Redstone?
    Get ready.
  • Aug 12

    Get ready for fall recruiting with Mivoko

    Get ready for fall recruiting with Mivoko
    Is your name consistently mispronounced? Are you minorly dreading correcting multiple professors, classmates, and recruiters in the next eight weeks? Have you tried Mivoko? Mivoko is a new tool that allows you to record your name, properly…
Rank this Week: 3345

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 965

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Boston Drunk Driving Injuries and Dram Shop Law

    Boston Drunk Driving Injuries and Dram Shop Law
    According to a recent report from the Sun-Times Media Wire, a police officer in Indiana was conducting a traffic stop around 1:30 a.m. and standing outside of his cruiser when a jeep collided with his vehicle. The collision caused the…
  • Aug 14

    Alleged Drunk Driver Responsible for Fatal Crash Pictures on Facebook

    Alleged Drunk Driver Responsible for Fatal Crash Pictures on Facebook
    Our Boston drunk driving accident lawyers know many victims will need to find a way to recover their losses even if the at-fault driver was uninsured. One of the ways you may be able to accomplish this is through Uninsured Motorist Coverage.…
  • Aug 12

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for 11th Drunk Driving Offense

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for 11th Drunk Driving Offense
    According to a recent article from the Boston Globe, a Worcester man was arrested for his 11th drunk driving offense. As your Boston drunk driving accident lawyer can explain, the charge is officially known as Operating Under the Influence…
Rank this Week: 3595

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Jalen Sanders of the NY Jets Hospitalized after Car Accident

    Jalen Sanders of the NY Jets Hospitalized after Car Accident
    According to a recent article in the Boston Herald, Jalen Saunders, a rookie wide receiver who plays for the New York Jets, was in a single vehicle crash. He is reported to be in the hospital for observation, and there has been no word on…
  • Aug 16

    Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. v. MMG Insurance Co.: UIM Coverage and A Single Vehicle Crash

    Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. v. MMG Insurance Co.: UIM Coverage and A Single Vehicle Crash
    As your Boston car accident lawyer can explain, insurance companies will often engage in substantial litigation to avoid paying claims. Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. v. MMG Insurance Co. involved a car passenger who suffered severe…
  • Aug 14

    Estate of Edmund M. Carman v. Tinkes: On Motions for Summary Judgment

    Estate of Edmund M. Carman v. Tinkes: On Motions for Summary Judgment
    Our Boston car accident lawyers know defendants will file pre-trial motions to dismiss in nearly all negligence cases. In the Estate of Edmund M. Carman v. Tinkes, the plaintiff's car crashed into the back of the defendant's commercial…
Rank this Week: 1081

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1763

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 14

    HOLLIS+: Research at Harvard just got more awesome!

    HOLLIS+: Research at Harvard just got more awesome!
    HOLLIS+ is the scholarly alternative to Google. Search and grab books, articles & more.  Check out this user guide for quick ideas on getting started for optimum search! Why use HOLLIS+? Search for books and articles…
  • Aug 14

    852 RARE: Last Chance to View Summer Exhibits!

    852 RARE: Last Chance to View Summer Exhibits!
    If you have not had a chance to view the exhibits in the Library’s Caspersen Room, now is the time! Our special copy of the Declaration of Independence, generously lent by Marc (HLS 1984) and Robin Wolpow and family, is on view…
  • Aug 11

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Associated Press collections…
Rank this Week: 1428

Massachusetts Personal Injury…

Massachusetts Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettspersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Health Care Proxy Without Authority to Sign Arbitration Agreement

    Health Care Proxy Without Authority to Sign Arbitration Agreement
    In 2006, Scott Barrow admitted his mother at a nursing home in Massachusetts.  As part of the admission process, Scott filled out various paper work including consents for treatments, a physician consent, and a resident and facility…
  • Aug 6

    Privileged Communications and Work Product

    Privileged Communications and Work Product
    As a precursor to becoming a lawyer, every hopeful bar applicant must be familiar with certain core foundations of law.  One of the most important, which governs almost every aspect of trials, are the rules of evidence.  These rules…
  • Jul 30

    Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    When a person gets into an accident, suffers a loss, or attempts to remedy a wrongdoing, there is a mistaken belief that most cases culminate in a trial at district or superior court.  This is a falsehood.  Many cases are resolved…
Rank this Week: 2951

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Murder Trial Underway For Lawrence Killing

    Murder Trial Underway For Lawrence Killing
    The Lawrence Eagle Tribune reported that a triple murder trial is underway in the Salem Superior Court related to a 2011 murder of a Lawrence woman and her two teenaged children.  Jose Luis Tejada has been charged with murder for the…
  • Aug 10

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Narrows Definition Of “Household” As It Relates To M.G.L. 209A Restraining Order Hearing

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Narrows Definition Of “Household” As It Relates To M.G.L. 209A Restraining Order Hearing
    The litigation of the issuance and extension of 209A Restraining Orders takes up a considerable amount of time in District Courts throughout Massachusetts. Some judges listen carefully to the facts presented at these hearings. Others are…
  • Aug 4

    Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate

    Field Sobriety Tests Can Be Inaccurate
    When a police officer pulls over a driver or stops a driver at a DUI checkpoint because the officer suspects that the driver may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the officer will more than likely request that the suspect…
Rank this Week: 719

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Federal Case Highlights the Importance of Understanding Statutes of Limitations in Medical Malpractice Action

    Federal Case Highlights the Importance of Understanding Statutes of Limitations in Medical Malpractice Action
    When you seek medical care in Massachusetts, you expect the procedure or treatment to help you heal. However, if a physician's or hospital's actions lead to medical malpractice, it can worsen prior health conditions or result in death. A…
  • Aug 6

    Massachusetts Case Reviews Damages Available for Dog Bite Injurie

    Massachusetts Case Reviews Damages Available for Dog Bite Injurie
    If you've been bitten by a dog in Massachusetts, it might be difficult to determine what you should do or what you can do following a dog attack. When dogs attack, injuries can range from small puncture wounds to disfiguring injuries that…
  • Jul 30

    Understanding Medical Reports in Massachusetts Car Accident Trial

    Understanding Medical Reports in Massachusetts Car Accident Trial
    When a Massachusetts car accident case goes to trial, experts are often used to aid in the explanation of an injury or particular process. Often, one of the experts used is a doctor who either examined the patient or reviewed his or her…
Rank this Week: 3894

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Aug 13

    Child Support Modification

    Child Support Modification
    To Maura, it seemed like her ex-husband tried to lower his child support payments whenever the weather changed; and when he did pay, he was usually late. Maura divorced Carl two years ago but just received his fourth Complaint for…
  • Aug 13

    Mediation Leads to Success for Parent

    Mediation Leads to Success for Parent
    Sarah and Mark had three kids – all under the age of 11. Despite counseling, their 16-year relationship had deteriorated over the years. Neither parent wanted to want to expose the children to the frequent arguing, so they agreed it was…
  • Aug 13

    Collaborative Divorce

    Collaborative Divorce
    Cheryl was married to Paul for over 28 years. Two years ago while in Las Vegas for a conference, Paul was arrested in a prostitution sting. Much to Paul’s disappointment, what happened in Vegas did not stay in Vegas. Since the incident,…
Rank this Week: 2656

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Aug 13

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident

    Young Boy and Woman Die in Indian River Boating Accident
    Local news outlets are reporting that a young boy and a woman were killed in a boating accident on the Indian River near the Eau Gallie Causeway in Melbourne. Eyewitnesses at the scene stated that the 18-foot boat flipped over when…
  • Jul 9

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law

    Miami Boat Accidents and a Little Known Law
    Boat accidents are nothing new in Miami. Sun, fun, inexperienced operators and alcohol all play a role in both recent and past boating tragedies. After such horrific events there is a public outcry for more law enforcement and tougher laws…
  • Jul 7

    Another Biscayne Bay Boat Crash Claims Live

    Another Biscayne Bay Boat Crash Claims Live
    It seems every holiday weekend someone has lost their life in a boat crash on Biscayne Bay. Ernesto Hernandez was killed in May when a boat operated by DJ Laz backed over him on Nixon Beach in Key Biscayne. On Memorial Day Weekend, Giovanna…
Rank this Week: 2364

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. by Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://news.braislaw.com/
  • Aug 13

    Injured Arkansas Cruise Passenger Retains BBR Lawyer

    Injured Arkansas Cruise Passenger Retains BBR Lawyer
    An Arkansas passenger who took a cruise aboard the Carnival Sunshine retained our lawyers after slipping on the Lido Deck. This particular cruise ship is known to our lawyers as having issues with its exterior decks. In this case, the…
  • Jul 9

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak

    Biscayne Bay Boat Accident Victim Retains Brais, Brais & Rusak
    Our law firm has been retained by a deckhand who was injured while working aboard a recreational boat on Biscayne Bay. Court papers allege our client was cleaning up after a party when the owner of the boat collided with a piling located…
  • Jun 18

    Solstice Crew Member Sues Celebrity Cruises for Back Injury

    Solstice Crew Member Sues Celebrity Cruises for Back Injury
    The cruise attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have brought suit against Celebrity Cruises for their negligence in causing a significant back injury to an Indian crew member who worked as a pastry chef aboard the Celebrity Solstice. The…
Rank this Week: 1202

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Aug 13

    Leominster, Massachusetts: Nine people Injured after Multi-Vehicle Accident

    Leominster, Massachusetts: Nine people Injured after Multi-Vehicle Accident
    August 13, 2014 – James Barrett, 26, of Leominster, Massachusetts, and eight other people have sustained serious personal injuries as the result of a four vehicle car accident.  The accident happened on Sunday, at approximately…
  • Aug 13

    Randolph, Massachusetts: 18 Injured in MBTA bus Accident

    Randolph, Massachusetts: 18 Injured in MBTA bus Accident
    August 13, 2014 – A car driven by Stephen Griswold, 30, of Franklin, Massachusetts collided with a MBTA bus in Randolph, causing eighteen people to sustain serious personal injuries.  The accident occurred on Tuesday at…
  • Aug 5

    Amherst, Massachusetts: Pedestrian Dies in Tragic Accident

    Amherst, Massachusetts: Pedestrian Dies in Tragic Accident
    August 5, 2014 – Hannah Frilot, 20, of Amherst, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries she sustained after being struck by a car.  The accident occurred on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at approximately 11…
Rank this Week: 607

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 13

    Estate Planning With A Second Family In Mind

    Estate Planning With A Second Family In Mind
    More and more people are getting married a second time and find themselves with two families. Estate planning for one family is hard enough, but it can be quite complex if you have a second one to provide for. That’s … Continue…
  • Aug 6

    Get Your Estate Plan Right

    Get Your Estate Plan Right
    A column I came across in the Wall Street Journal the other day got right to the point when it comes to estate planning. Start out by making a will. The column quotes a financial advisor from Illinois who says … Continue reading →
  • Jul 31

    Actor Hoffman Made Mistakes With His Will

    Actor Hoffman Made Mistakes With His Will
    I came across an interesting article recently about the actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman and how he made numerous mistakes in his estate planning that are going to impact his partner and kids. I thought his story could serve as a ……
Rank this Week: 1995

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Aug 13

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2014 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jul 18

    KRISTINA ROST OF MAGED ROST SELECTED AS ONE OF MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY’S 2014 TOP WOMEN OF LAW

    KRISTINA ROST OF MAGED ROST SELECTED AS ONE OF MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY’S 2014 TOP WOMEN OF LAW
    Maged Rost is proud to announce that Kristina Rost, founding partner of the firm, was named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Top Women of Law.  This award celebrates legal educators, trailblazers and role models who have…
  • Jul 10

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2014 in now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 4496

Massachusetts Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Law

What employees need to know about Massachusetts employment law: severance agreements, wrongful termination, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims. By the Law Office of Maura Greene, LLC.

http://www.mauragreene-law.com/
  • Aug 12

    Will Market Basket Contest Unemployment?

    Will Market Basket Contest Unemployment?
    The Boston Globe is reporting that Market Basket workers are saying that the co-CEO’s have sent letters setting a deadline for a return to work. The letter directs the employee to return to work or “the company will consider you…
  • May 2

    Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Tech Start-up

    Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Tech Start-up
    Sexual harassment and discrimination in tech start-ups is now being reported in the media. Described as a “bro culture” or “frat house” atmosphere, the behavior and conduct of many employees crosses the line from…
  • Apr 3

    Sexual Harassment at Car Dealership

    Sexual Harassment at Car Dealership
    A car dealership has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit for over $2 million. Male employees claimed that the former male lot manager sexually harassed male employees for over ten years. The conduct included sexual comments, inappropriate…
Rank this Week: 1505

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Aug 12

    Importance of Judicial Approval of CERCLA Settlement

    Importance of Judicial Approval of CERCLA Settlement
    Before a Superfund settlement becomes enforceable, it must be reviewed by a federal court to confirm that it is fair, reasonable, and consistent with CERCLA’s objectives.  This judicial review is at the heart of…
  • Aug 11

    It’s Really Difficult to Site a Highway in a Refuge

    It’s Really Difficult to Site a Highway in a Refuge
    In an important decision last week, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals made clear just how high the hurdles are in the way of building highways in wildlife refuges. The decision in Defenders of Wildlife v. North Carolina DOT sent the…
  • Aug 6

    How Much Deference Do States Get in Entering CERCLA Consent Decrees? Probably A Lot, But Perhaps Not As Much as You Thought

    How Much Deference Do States Get in Entering CERCLA Consent Decrees? Probably A Lot, But Perhaps Not As Much as You Thought
    In Cannons Engineering, the First Circuit Court of Appeals famously stated that, when CERCLA consent decrees arrive at the courts of appeal for review, they do so “encased in a double layer of swaddling,” because both the EPA…
Rank this Week: 3959

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    More Zoloft Drug Injury Lawsuit

    More Zoloft Drug Injury Lawsuit
    Plaintiffs recently filed at least 13 Zoloft injury lawsuits against Pfizer Inc. The women claim that their babies were born with birth defects caused from taking Zoloft. They say that doctors prescribed the antidepressant, which they took…
  • Jul 24

    New Studies Reveal Serious Side Effects of Cholesterol Drug

    New Studies Reveal Serious Side Effects of Cholesterol Drug
    High cholesterol is one of the most common medical conditions for patients in the United States, and the market for medication to treat the condition is a multibillion dollar industry. Many doctors attribute at least part of the uptick in…
  • Jul 19

    The Number of Massachusetts GranuFlo Lawsuits Keeps Growing

    The Number of Massachusetts GranuFlo Lawsuits Keeps Growing
    Plaintiffs continue to come forward, accusing Fresenius Medical Care of failing to inform patients about the risks involved with GranuFlo. This medical powder used in kidney dialysis treatment to help clean the blood of patients. Now, there…
Rank this Week: 3694

Simmons & Schiavo Blog

Simmons & Schiavo Blog

Covers estate planning and real estate law.

http://www.sslawoffices.com/category/all-posts/
  • Aug 12

    Want to build a second home next to your current one?

    Want to build a second home next to your current one?
    Many cities have liberalized their zoning laws in recent years to allow people who live in single-family homes to add a second home on their property. They can do this by creating a basement apartment, building an “add-on”…
  • Jul 26

    New rules for reverse mortgage

    New rules for reverse mortgage
    The federal government has tightened the rules for reverse mortgages, making it harder for some seniors to get these types of mortgages and reducing the amount of a home’s value that can be tapped. Reverse mortgages allow elders who are…
  • Jul 18

    Tenants with children can’t be limited to lower floor

    Tenants with children can’t be limited to lower floor
    Managers of apartment buildings sometimes want to require tenants who have small children to live on a lower floor, in order to prevent complaints from other tenants about noise in the apartment above them. But the U.S. Department of Justice…
Rank this Week: 2108

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 285

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 12

    Framingham Couple Arrested on Drug Distribution Charge

    Framingham Couple Arrested on Drug Distribution Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Framingham couple was arrested last week for allegedly selling cocaine and heroin out of their apartment.  The couple – Tatiana DeBrosse and David Weinstein – were…
  • Aug 10

    New Domestic Violence Bill Expected to be Signed into Law

    New Domestic Violence Bill Expected to be Signed into Law
    This past April, domestic violence legislation was proposed at the statehouse. Both the House and the Senate proposed somewhat different versions of the law, and this past week, a conference committee reconciled the two versions of the…
  • Aug 8

    Framingham Man Arrested After Prostitute Allegedly Steals his Money

    Framingham Man Arrested After Prostitute Allegedly Steals his Money
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Framingham man, William Perez, was arrested last week and charged with sexual conduct for a fee and disorderly conduct.  The article states that Framingham police officers saw Perez…
Rank this Week: 1019

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Major Developments in Fight to End Forced Arbitration

    Major Developments in Fight to End Forced Arbitration
    Major strides have been made this summer toward banning forced arbitration clauses which strip consumers of their constitutional right to have their disputes heard and decided by a jury of their peers. Unknowingly, consumers and employees are…
  • Jul 30

    Rising Temperatures and the Rising Risk of Heat-Related Sports Injuries for Massachusetts High School Athlete

    Rising Temperatures and the Rising Risk of Heat-Related Sports Injuries for Massachusetts High School Athlete
    In the next few weeks, high school athletes across the Bay State will lace up their cleats and begin summer athletic training camps in preparation for the fall athletic season. As anticipation and excitement surrounding official team…
  • Jul 22

    Personal Injury Litigation Explosion in Massachusetts? Fact or Fiction?

    Personal Injury Litigation Explosion in Massachusetts? Fact or Fiction?
    Conventional wisdom says that people will sue for any injury and that the number of personal injury lawsuits is steadily increasing. But, the facts tell a different story. Where a serious personal injury is claimed, the case is usually…
Rank this Week: 3084

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1246

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Aug 11

    Practice Pointers in the Wake of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Privacy Settlement

    Practice Pointers in the Wake of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Privacy Settlement
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Aug 8

    Solving Sovaldi: David Harlow Talks Value-Based Payment with Cyndy Nayer

    Solving Sovaldi: David Harlow Talks Value-Based Payment with Cyndy Nayer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Aug 6

    Solving Solvadi: David Harlow Talks Value-Based Payment with Cyndy Nayer

    Solving Solvadi: David Harlow Talks Value-Based Payment with Cyndy Nayer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 512

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 552

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Aug 11

    New COPPA Safe Harbor Added By iKeepSafe

    New COPPA Safe Harbor Added By iKeepSafe
    Last week, the FTC announced approval of a new Safe Harbor Program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), called iKeepSafe. The program was created by the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, a nonprofit organization that…
  • Jul 21

    App Developers Should Note Revisions to COPPA FAQ

    App Developers Should Note Revisions to COPPA FAQ
    The FTC’s July 10, 2014 complaint filed against Amazon has left app developers with concerns about how to make apps that target kids and still comply with the law. The complaint, brought under Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, alleged that…
  • Jun 25

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone
    In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant. In reaching its decision, the Court recognized that there is an immense amount of personal…
Rank this Week: 3951

Considine & Furey, LLP Blog

Considine & Furey, LLP Blog

Covers DUI, OUI, DWI law, and gaming law.

http://blog.considinefurey.com/
  • Aug 8

    Medical Malpractice in Massachusett

    Medical Malpractice in Massachusett
    Medical malpractice cases include (among others): Failure to diagnose or delay in diagnosis of cancer, heart disease, or other progressive and otherwise treatable diseases; Surgical errors, such as performing wrong-sided surgery, unnecessary…
  • Dec 13

    CAESARS SUES CHAIRMAN OF MASS GAMING COMMISSION

    CAESARS SUES CHAIRMAN OF MASS GAMING COMMISSION
    On December 11, 2013, Caesars Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Stephen Crosby, the Chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission claiming that the state’s top gambling regulator failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest…
  • Apr 18

    Mass Gaming Commission Opens Region C to Commercial Casino Developer

    Mass Gaming Commission Opens Region C to Commercial Casino Developer
    After much discussion on April 18, 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to open Region C (Southeastern, Massachusetts) to commercial casino developers.  Previously, the Commission had delayed the application…
Rank this Week: 3818

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    She (or He) Being Brand New: Blogging for Professional Development

    She (or He) Being Brand New: Blogging for Professional Development
    Many new lawyers I talk to are reluctant to start blogging, even as it’s a tremendous content marketing tool that is one of the best ways for lawyers to build their expertise, and their following. A variant of the same, simple…
  • Aug 1

    LOMAP Discount Announced for MILOfest 2014

    LOMAP Discount Announced for MILOfest 2014
    The popular Mac Lovin’ fest is back this October 23-25 at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.  If you use (or are thinking about using) Mac or iOS products in your law practice, this conference is for you.  MILOfest is an…
  • Jul 25

    Outlook Tip: Finding Unread Mail

    Outlook Tip: Finding Unread Mail
    Regardless of the different techniques and services you might use to manage your Outlook Inbox, there will come a day when you amass too many messages in your Inbox and thereby lose track of your unread messages.  When that happens, you…
Rank this Week: 1786

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1679